Monthly Archives: April 2011

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The Westminster Voting System Referendum: The Need is for a Real Alternative Based on No Election without Selection That the party-dominated political system is in a profound crisis of legitimacy has become increasingly apparent over recent years. Political parties provide … Continue reading

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Yemenis hold major anti-govt. demos

Yemenis hold major anti-govt. demos Press TV http://www.presstv.ir/detail/176207.html Sat Apr 23, 2011 Hundreds of thousands of anti-government protesters have held demonstrations in various parts of Yemen to demand an end to President Ali Abdullah Saleh’s long rule. The protesters spilled … Continue reading

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Bahrain: Urgent ITUC Mission Warns of Slide into Dictatorship

18 April 2011: ITUC Deputy General Secretary Jaap Wienen, on an urgent visit to the Bahrain’s capital Manama this weekend, has pledged a comprehensive package of international actions in support of the fundamental rights of Bahrain’s working people, as the … Continue reading

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NUT conference: Schools may face strike action

NUT conference: Schools may face strike action By Hannah Richardson BBC Delegates at the National Union of Teachers conference in Harrogate are to vote on whether to ballot for a strike. If it is passed, they are likely to co-ordinate … Continue reading

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Cuba: Communist party Congress

Central Report to the 6th Congress of the Communist Party of Cuba – Raúl Castro, Second Secretary, Communist Party of Cuba, April 16, 2011 – Compañeras and compañeros, The opening of the 6th Congress of the Communist Party of Cuba … Continue reading

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National Union of Students New President:

NUS strategy is in the balance As the student union’s new president I will try to marry lobbying efforts with direct action campaigns to defend its members’ rights Liam Burns guardian.co.uk, Monday 18 April 2011 17.00 BST I was humbled … Continue reading

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Unison Health Service Group Conference 2011

Unison Health Service Group Conference 2011 Workers’ Weekly Health Group Unison’s Health Service Group Conference was held in Liverpool from April 4-7. Top of the agenda was the union’s Million Voices in Defence of the NHS – Our NHS Our … Continue reading

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